I’ve been experimenting with European fly fishing nymphing techniques including Czech nymphing, French nymphing and Spanish nymphing. The Europeans have been kicking butt in international fly fishing competitions for years using these techniques for fishing nymphs so I figured they were worth a look. Czech Nymphing In the last few posts we covered Czech nymphing,…

 

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yybBYDfwrHI[/youtube] Davy Knot?? In my last post about rigging a Czech nymphing setup the Davy Knot was mentioned a few times and few folks asked the obvious question – what’s a Davy Knot. Field Tested and Super Strong This knot was developed by fishing legend Davy Wotton , featured in the DVD Wet Fly Ways,…

 

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ne0Anz5wKeU[/youtube] Czech Nymphing Leader Aaron Jasper demonstrates a Davy Wotton leader knot that can be used to construct a Czech nymphing leader.  I attended Aaron’s Euro Nymphing Clinc earlier this year where he demonstrated how to build and fish a Czech nymphing rig. If what follows sounds confusing, trust me it’s not. It’s just hard to…